These are the requirements when registering for a KRA PIN on iTax.

Before Transacting or doing business with the government an individual is required to register for a PIN(Personal Identification Number on iTax as an Individual ,an entity or a Company

Residents

  • National ID/Alien ID Card details.
  • Employers’ PIN details for those who are employed.
  • Business registration certificate details for those in business.

Non-Citizen employee or professional (Residing in Kenya)

  • Original Passport and a copy.
  • Letter of introduction by employer or employer?s agent and PIN of Employer/agent. Details must be entered in e-registration form.
  • Original Kenya special pass and endorsed page of the special pass and a copy.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt.

Diplomat (Residing in Kenya)

  • Original Passport and a copy.
  • Diplomatic card and a copy.
  • Letter of introduction certified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Copy of exemption page endorsed on passport.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt.

Non-Citizen Married to Citizen

  • Original Passport and a copy.
  • Dependent?s Pass and endorsed page of special pass and copies of both documents.
  • Certified copy of Marriage certificate.
  • Kenyan Identity card and PIN of spouse.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt.

Non-Citizen Students or Interns

  • Original Passport, Student ID and copies of both documents.
  • Letter of introduction from Administration of Institute of learning/Internship letter.
  • Student/internship/research pass and endorsed page of Student/internship/research pass.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt.

Employees of;

  • Organizations covered under the Privileges and Immunities Act Cap179.
  • Organizations on list provided by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Original Passport and identity card for officials and Copies of both documents.
  • Introduction/An Endorsement by the Ministry concerned (where applicable) on the letter from the privileged body to.
  • KRA or organization concerned.
  • Copy of exemption page endorsed on passport.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt.

How to Register for KRA PIN

To Register on ITAX click on this link >>> KRA PIN APPLICATION

PIN registration is an online process done on iTax.

Residents receive their PIN Certificate instantly after completing the online registration form.

Non-residents receive an acknowledgement receipt which they should present to iTax (Railways Club), alongside other relevant documents, to complete their registration process.

(source KRA Website)

Steve Jonas